|AlFilmCoopLightingWorkshop2005Mar27 - James N. Reynolds and Don Tingle|
Alabama Filmmaker's Co-op members working with different lighting set-ups for technical practice. Used a 1, 2, 3, and 4 light set-ups and gells and cookies on March 27, 2005.
Keywords: lighting; filmCoop; workshop; educational; learning; film; video; vlog; filmCoop; workshop; educational; learning; film; video; vlog
|More Leaves Redux|
I'm new to this HD video thing, and my last upload won't play on my older computers. I converted the HD video in Handbrake with 2,000 kb/s bit rate and resized to 960 wide. I also adjusted the audio settings to 44/128 Mono to reduce file size. We'll see how Blip.TV and my computers deal with the results.
Keywords: video formats; codecs; sizes; handbrake; navlopomo; noob; learning; vlomo09
|Monday night in the library|
A stroll from my office, to the reference desk, which is where you will find me working every Monday night in Ohio University's Alden Library.
Keywords: navlopomo; navlopomo09; vlomo09; alden library; libraries; learning commons
|Why Reciprocity Improves Mentor Mentee Relationships - Simon Sinek|
In Chapter 12 of 16 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, author and public speaker Simon Sinek answers "At This Moment in Your Life, Where Are You Seeking Advice and Coaching?" Sinek notes how he is taking an approach to better balance mentor-mentee relationships in his life. Specifically, he chooses to mentor someone only if it is a reciprocal relationship, i.e. the mentee also plays a mentor role and vice versa...
Keywords: mentor; mentee; relationships; simon sinek; reciprocity; reciprocal; career; learning; knowledge sharing; near peer learning; erik michielsen; capture your flag; mentoring; coaching; relationship building; balance; contribution; style
|Web 2.0 and Libraries|
I had a library school student who emailed me some questions about Web 2.0 and libraries. Rather than reply via email, I made this video. This video also serves double duty as my Day 6 video for NaVloPoMo. Take a look at libraryvoice.com/videos for my other videos for the month.
Keywords: navlopomo; navlopomo09; athens; ohio; libraries; librarians; technology; information literacy; learning
|Sketch: a French Lesson|
Let's learn French, one dirty joke at a time...
Keywords: benzaie; french; sketch; lesson; tgwtg; offensive; joke; learning; learn; languages; funny
|Doug Jaeger on Learning Work Ethic From a Role Model Father|
In Chapter 2 of 14 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, creative director and brand marketer Doug Jaeger answers "Where Did You Learn Your Work Ethic?" Jaeger learns his work ethic from his father, who focuses on finding ways to improve and grow. This inspires Jaeger to try and improve his own surroundings in and out of work. Doug Jaeger is co-founder and creative director at JaegerSloan Inc. where he focuses on brand and experimental marketing for clients such as Squarespace, Samsung and Pw...
Keywords: learning work ethic; role model father; teach work ethic; lead by example; lifelong learning; to be driven; improve your surroundings; doug jaeger; erik michielsen; capture your flag; inspiration; parental influence; childhood; lessons learned; values; contribution
|Elementary School Influences on Career Choices - Kyung B. Yoon|
In Chapter 4 of 17 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, non-profit executive Kyung B. Yoon answers "What Childhood Experiences Have Been Most Fundamental in Shaping Who You Are Today?" Yoon recounts learning memorization skills as a 6th grade elementary school student. Learning to memorize and recite poetry gives Yoon an appreciation for memorization and practice she uses later in her career as a journalist and public speaker...
Keywords: 6th grade; elementary school; learning by memorization; why to memorize; formative learning; broadcast journalism; public speaking; kyung b. yoon; erik michielsen; capture your flag; childhood; academic influences; mental fitness; expressiveness; preparation
|Doug Jaeger on Improving Teaching by Sharing Knowledge Online|
In Chapter 4 of 14 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, creative director and brand marketer Doug Jaeger answers "How Are You Becoming a Better Teacher?" Jaeger finds that the Internet continues to make it easier and easier to share your knowledge and create a virtural mentoring environment with online learners and students. He looks for ways to share his thinking and work to get feedback and give away his knowledge to a larger audience outside the classroom...
Keywords: teach by sharing; online teaching; near peer learning; knowledge sharing; experiential learning; virtual mentor; sva; doug jaeger; erik michielsen; capture your flag; transparency; academic influences; mentoring; expressiveness; behavioral choice; contribution
|Improving Cooking Skills by Teaching Classes - Cathy Erway|
In Chapter 16 of 17 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, writer and healthy food advocate Cathy Erway answers "How Has Teaching Cooking Classes Helped You Become a Better Cook?" Erway shares how feedback she receives teaching cooking classes helps her learn different perspectives from her students. She shares an example from learning from students about using different forms of a spice in your cooking...
Keywords: learning by teaching; learning about food; how to improve cooking skills; how teaching a class helps you learn; skillshare; author; writer; cathy erway; erik michielsen; capture your flag; multicultural immersion; experimentation; fortitude; style; open-mindedness
|How to Align Your Passions and Make Plans for a Brighter Future|
In Chapter 8 of 19 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, innovation strategist Hammans Stallings answers "How Are Your Personal Experiences Shaping Your Professional Aspirations?" He notes that while you cannot control your past you can take steps to create experiences that will shape your future. He finds places where his passions align and plans his goals around the possibilities that exist at that juncture...
Keywords: setting goals; plan your future; learning from your past; finding places where your passions align; intrinsic motivation; adult learning; hammans stallings; erik michielsen; capture your flag; identifying passion; preparation; life ownership; motivation; aspiration
|How Parents Get Child Excited to Learn and Motivated to Succeed|
In Chapter 3 of 18 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, entrepreneur Audrey Parker French answers "Where Did You Learn Your Work Ethic?" From an early age, French is stimulated and motivated by learning faster and performing at a higher level than peers. She learns this from a stay-at-home mom and a father who challenge her to explore new concepts and solve problems. This excitement for learning carries through an accelerated education and, ultimately, into entrepreneurship...
Keywords: passion for learning; work ethic; accelerated learning; child development; parenting; study habits; audrey french; audrey parker; erik michielsen; capture your flag; parental influence; childhood; exploration; motivation; identifying passion; character development
Like Autism Live on Facebook at http://facebook.com/autismlive Dr. Adel Najdowski an expert in the field of Autism, shares important tips about teaching a child with ASD compliance that can help set the child up for success. Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headquartered in Tarzana, California, and with offices throughout, the United States and around the globe...
Keywords: autism treatment; card; autism live; dr. adel najdowski; skills®; compliance; compliance tips; shannon penrod; aba; learning about aba
|eLearning for Autism Parents|
Like Autism Live on Facebook at http://facebook.com/autismlive Catherine Peters from The Institute for Behavioral Training shares the benefits of using eLearning for parents with children on the Autism Spectrum. Parents can chose from a wide variety of topics, learn from the comfort of their own home, go at their own pace and chose the times they would like to learn. These affordable and easy to use eLearning modules can help a parent to become a valuable and educated member of their child’s t...
Keywords: autism treatment; card; autism live; catherine peters; ibt; institute for behavioral training; autism elearning; shannon penrod; aba; learning about aba
|Finding Personal Best by Facilitating Collaboration - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 6 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "When Are You At Your Best?" Epstein finds he performs best bringing together teams to work on problems together. He finds he brings people together in his personal life and sees it translate into his work. Andrew Epstein is CFO of the Ascend Learning Charter School Network. Previously, Epstein was a finance executive at Democracy Prep Public Schools and an operations executive at Universal Musi...
Keywords: bring people together; job skills; running charter schools; ascend learning; organizing logistics; creating collaborative teams; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; collaboration; problem solving; introspection; style
|Big Cat Camp!|
Summer camp at Big Cat Rescue is one WILD time! For more info please visit: http://bigcatrescue.org/kids-camp/ Children 8 to 15 years old are invited to explore the great outdoors with 100+ big cats of every size, color and purrsonality. While participating in educational activities campers enjoy meeting lions, tigers, leopards and many other felines. Join us for outdoor exploration on our 55 acre campus while learning about animal habitats, diets, adaptations and conservation! WEBSITE: http://w...
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|Using Technology to Rise Above Disabilities|
The Connected Child concept uses everyday consumer technology to help children rise above disabilities. This video features London Mabie, a nine year old who is developmentally similar to a three year old due to a rare genetic condition. Her dad uses technology to teach her basic academic and independent living skills. The powerful story is a a finalist in the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship 2013 Film Festival...
Keywords: searchonly; at&t; |; corporate; social; responsibility; |; education; |; people; social; action; &; community; engagement; |; technology; |; technology; innovation; &; solutions; |; csr; |; disability; |; family; |; film; competition; |; learning
|Global Impact: HP's Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs|
Bill and Dave founded Hewlett-Packard based on a shared idea about the future of technology. Within a few years, the two visionaries were employing technology solutions to help entrepreneurs around the world turn their own ideas into thriving businesses. Although times, terminologies and technologies have continuously changed over the past 74 years, the rise of IT has been steady. For entrepreneurs, business and IT skills are essential to building successful companies...
Keywords: searchonly; business; &; trade; |; corporate; social; responsibility; |; elearning; |; global; impact; |; hp; |; hp; life; |; hewlett; packard; |; learning; initiative; for; entrepreneurs; |; csr; |; entrepreneurs; |; global; citizen
|What Copywriter Enjoys About His Work - Conrad Doucette|
In Chapter 8 of 19 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, musician Conrad Doucette answers "What Do You Enjoy About Copywriting?" Doucette finds his work as a copywriter rewarding in that it taps into both his left and right brain skills. In terms of right-brain creative thinking, he finds creating something from a blank canvas stimulating and challenging. In terms of left-brain logical thinking, Doucette enjoys the mathematical or scientific element of copywriting work that uses specific elem...
Keywords: copywriting; copywriter; creative; writing; jobs; career; musician; digital media; branding; communications; jingle punks; learning; conrad doucette; erik michielsen; capture your flag; problem solving; creative process; expressiveness; balance
|How Childhood Independent Play Develops Imagination - Matt Ruby|
In Chapter 1 of 19 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, standup comedian Matt Ruby answers "What Childhood Experiences Have Been Most Fundamental in Shaping Who You Are Today?" Ruby talks about why being left alone to play encouraged his imagination and creative development. Matt Ruby is a standup comedian and comedy writer based in New York City. He produces a video comic strip at Vooza.com, co-produces the weekly show "Hot Soup", co-hosts the monthly show "We're All Friends Here", and writ...
Keywords: playing alone; imagination; child; development; learning; creativity; skills; matt ruby; standup; comedian; comedy writer; vooza.com; erik michielsen; capture your flag; independence; expressiveness; creative process; childhood; individuality
|What Performing Artists Teach About Preparation - Shaheen Wirk|
In Chapter 11 of 17 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, hedge fund analyst Shaheen Wirk answers "What Has Your Passion for the Performing Arts Taught You About the Power of Preparation?" Wirk notes that preparation does not guarantee excellence. Preparation does help put a framework in place to improve performance. He also notes the importance of respect as it pertains to performing a work of art and the role preparation plays in that regard...
Keywords: interpretation; performance; performing arts; preparing; rehearsal; theatre; learning; practicing; shaheen wirk; hedge fund; analyst; erik michielsen; capture your flag; preparation; accountability; experience diversity; expressiveness; lessons learned
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|How Reflection Informs Personal Growth - Simon Sinek|
In Chapter 7 of 16 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, author and public speaker Simon Sinek answers "What Role Has Reflection Played in Shaping Your Personal Growth?" Sinek notes the importance of looking internally at his past actions and decisions and evaluating his performance. Using the example of sales training, Sinek notes how the observer often learns the most. He applies this to his life to inform his approach to making more optimal future choices and avoiding pitfalls...
Keywords: simon sinek; critical thinking; self; assessment; sales training; observer; learning; personal development; self reflection; responsibility; erik michielsen; capture your flag; introspection; reflection; lessons learned; personal growth; accountability
|Bleeding Edge TV 444: Nest Installation|
http://www.gearlive.com/news/tag/nest - In this episode we show you how to install the Nest Learning Thermostat all on your own, using the simple instructions provided by the company in the box. It was a bit daunting, but as you'll see, it really is quite easy! Please subscribe if you like what we do here, or check us out at http://video.gearlive.com for our video archive, and our general tech coverage at http://www.gearlive.com...
Keywords: technology; nest; thermostat; learning thermostat; nest thermostat; nest installation; diy; home repair; nest thermostat installation; do it yourself; nest tutorial; nest review; andru; andru edwards; gear live
|Experience Learning Support with Animals|
Like Autism Live on Facebook at http://facebook.com/autismlive Susan Lettween Carr shares the mission of Experience Learning Support with Animals (ELSA), to help individuals on the spectrum to connect with animals in a nurturing ranch environment that is educational. ELSA has events to help entire families enjoy the connection between themselves, the outdoors and animals. To learn more visit www.ESLAinc.org Autism Live is a production of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), headqu...
Keywords: autism treatment; card; autism live; nancy alspaugh-jackson; susan lettween carr; elsa; shannon penrod; animals and autism; horses and autism; alternative therapies; experience learning; animal support
Like Autism Live on Facebook at http://facebook.com/autismlive Since it's the start of a new year, we thought it would be great to teach our kids about calendars! This project helps you design a magnet calendar that kids can manipulate and add to in order to help them learn about days, weeks, months, holidays, and more! Smarty, short for smart art, is a monthly series showing the ways in which you can use art to bond with your child while practicing skills they are working on in therapy...
Keywords: smarty; smart art; art skills; art and autism; january craft; crafts and autism; calendars; magnet calendar; teaching calendars; calendars and autism; learning about time
|Bleeding Edge TV 414: Nest Thermostat|
We chat with Matt Rogers of Nest at CES 2012 in this episode. Nest is a learning thermostat that is created by the guys who created 13 generations of iPod and a few generations of the iPhone, and is an ingenious way to re-imagine saving energy in your home. We also demo the Nest thermostat to show you exactly how it all works. Please subscribe if you like what we do here, and check all our videos at http://video.gearlive.com...
Keywords: technology; nest; ces; ces 2012; thermostat; nest thermostat; learning thermostat; home; wigi; wi-fi; home automation; energy conservation; nest labs; matt rogers; andru; andru edwards; ipod; iphone
|Autism Live Thursday, February 21, 2013|
Like Autism Live on Facebook at http://facebook.com/autismlive On Autism Live today: Jargon of the Day: Extinction, Topic of the Day is: ABA Basics. Teaching strategies using errorless learning and prompting are discussed. The myth of the “window” is discussed. Viewers share the expectations they were given on the day their children were diagnosed with Autism. Autism Mom Shannon Penrod talks about the benefits of Jason toothpaste that is gluten and fluoride free! A petition aimed at having t...
Keywords: autism treatment; card; autism live; autism speaks network; extinction procedure; autism experts; extinction burst; eeg prep; bcba; shannon penrod; autism; errorless learning; prompting; eeg for seizure; autism window; autism activists; teaching prepositions; ymca petitio
|How Parents Motivate Child to Achieve - Shaheen Wirk|
In Chapter 2 of 17 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, hedge fund analyst Shaheen Wirk answers "Where Has Your Family Been Most Supportive in Your Career Development?" Wirk discusses how his parents used different ways to motivate their kids. On one hand, there was verbal encouragement and never saying "no." On the other hand, Wirk notes how is father made it a point to push him when we he was coasting or when he feared failure...
Keywords: parenting; advice; support; carrot and stick; motivating your child; how to motivate your child; do well in school; achieve; learning; shaheen wirk; erik michielsen; capture your flag; motivation; parental influence; confidence building; coaching
|How Parents Support Learning and Career Development - Cathy Erway|
In Chapter 1 of 17 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, writer and healthy food advocate Cathy Erway answers "Where Has Your Family Been Most Supportive in Your Career Development?" Raised in a strict home and taught to be studious and diligent, Erway finds her parents support style transitions from "iron-fisted parents" to more of a peer support. They push Erway to learn from trying new things, teaching her a work ethic in the process...
Keywords: encouraging parents; parenting; learning work ethic; how to be a supportive parent; peer support; piano; writer; author; cathy erway; erik michielsen; capture your flag; parental influence; childhood; character development; values; experience diversity; open-mindedness
|What Marriage Teaches About Teamwork - Mark Graham|
In Chapter 1 of 17 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, digital media executive Mark Graham answers "What Has Marriage Taught You About Teamwork?" Graham, married in 2011, finds work skills useful when setting and working toward goals with his wife. From short term goals such as moving into a new apartment to long term goals such as raising a family, Graham and his wife learn to make decisions together as a team...
Keywords: communication advice; newlyweds; married couple; conversations; learning to communicate; share responsibilities; marriage; teamwork; mark graham; erik michielsen; capture your flag; relationship building; decision making; family foundations; sacrifice; effective communi
|What Gets Easier and What Gets Harder - Adam Carter|
In Chapter 7 of 13 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, micro-philanthropist Adam Carter answers "What is Getting Easier and What is Getting Harder in Your Life?" Carter finds it progressively easier learning to live in different locations and cultures. After traveling to 80 different countries, he finds it progressively difficult to be financially secure after walking away from a seasonal job and moving to Brazil full time...
Keywords: living in foreign places; moving to brazil; settling down; learning culture; making money; working full time; non profit; adam carter; erik michielsen; capture your flag; personal growth; flexibilty; multicultural immersion; abroad experience; relocation
|Ken Biberaj on How Reflecting on His Past Shapes Future Decisions|
In Chapter 6 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, New York City Council Candidate Ken Biberaj answers "What Role Has Reflection Played in Shaping Your Personal Growth?" Biberaj reflects back on his past - going through notes, watching videos, etc. - because he sees his past as what has laid a foundation for his future. As a politician, he also is reminded that reflecting back on past voter conversations by following up with phone calls helps him stay current and engaged with his commun...
Keywords: why to reflect; learning by reflecting; ken biberaj; relationship skills; new york city council candidate; running for public office; democratic party; erik michielsen; capture your flag; reflection; personal growth; lessons learned; mindfulness; decision making
|What Gets Easier and What Gets Harder - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 1 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "What is Getting Easier and What is Getting Harder in Your Life?" Epstein embraces the challenge of an increasingly demanding career while also preparing to become a father and start a family. Leading and managing teams - from working with teams to inspire confidence and cultivating talent - gets easier as he gains experience...
Keywords: prepare for parenthood; balancing work family; cultivate talent; inspire teams; charter school; management; ascend learning; cfo; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; preparation; balance; leadership; family foundations; confidence building
|Ask Dr. Doreen - April 10th, 2013|
Like Autism Live on Facebook at http://facebook.com/autismlive Autism expert Dr. Doreen Granpeesheh joins Shannon for a special episode of Ask Dr. Doreen. Ask Dr. Doreen is a weekly live segment where viewers can ask questions of one of Autism's leading experts. In this episode Dr. Doreen answers the following questions: 00:12 Can hand flapping be replaced with a different behavior or does it stem from diet or yeast? 15:01 Where can a parent go for their child when the regional center has denied...
Keywords: autism; autism live; ask dr. doreen; doreen granpeesheh; autism help; your questions answered; autism questions answered; hand flapping; stereotypy; stimming; diet; yeast; regional center; denied coverage; spelling; words; learning words; card offices; canada; offices in ca
|How to Relate to People Different Than You at Work|
In Chapter 16 of 18 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, real estate developer Brett Goldman answers "How Are You Learning to Work More Effectively With Different Personality Types?" Working on real estate projects, Goldman constantly meets people working different jobs, including contractors, tradesmen, and construction workers. He learns being curious and asking sincere questions allow him to relate to people better and gain acceptance and respect...
Keywords: relating to people; curious; be accepted; real estate; construction work; ask questions; show interest; on the job learning; trade jobs; brett goldman; erik michielsen; capture your flag; sincerity; collaboration; confidence building; fortitude; intellectual curiosity
|Planning Strategy to Open New Charter Schools - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 15 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "What Goals are You Setting as You Look to What Comes Next in Your Education Career?" In his higher education executive job at Ascend Learning, Epstein looks out to opening out multiple new charter schools annually and putting the right business model and financing in place to achieve sustainable school growth...
Keywords: charter school financing; ascend learning; open new schools; expansion planning; funding charter schools; business model; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; leadership; community impact; mapping purpose; preparation; adaptation
|Autism Live Monday, January 28, 2013|
Like Autism Live on Facebook at http://facebook.com/autismlive Today on Autism Live: Jargon of the Day- Non- Contingent Reinforcement, Temple Grandin answers questions about wearing a cowboy shirt to the Emmys and the importance of being able to be unique while still being clean. The stress tip of the week offers information about gaining perspective on stressful situations for us and our kids. Autism Mom Shannon Penrod shares the power of “Errorless Learning” as a teaching tool and how to u...
Keywords: autism treatment; aba; autism live; autism speaks network; non contingent reinforcement; bullying; temple grandin; errorless learning; daiya cheese; shannon penrod; autism; gfcfsf; compassion in action; behavior intervention plan; dan marino; marino foundation; marino co
|Learning to Reflect More and Get to Know Yourself Better|
In Chapter 5 of 18 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, real estate developer Brett Goldman answers "What Role Has Reflection Played in Shaping Your Personal Growth?" Goldman shares how he reflects more as he gets older. Reflecting helps him better understand why and how he makes decisions and improves how he learns from decisions and even mistakes. Reflecting helps him be more comfortable with who he is, what he chooses to do and when he chooses to do things...
Keywords: reflecting; think through a decision; avoid distractions; getting older; grow wiser; learning from mistakes; brett goldman; erik michielsen; capture your flag; reflection; personal growth; mindfulness; consistency; decision making; confidence building; mapping purpose
|How Higher Ed Executive Andrew Epstein Gets Career Advice|
In Chapter 18 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "At This Moment in Your Life, Where Are You Seeking Advice and Coaching?" Epstein reaches out to peers in comparable management roles. He looks for support learning how to hire and develop bridge positions between higher education manager and executive level jobs. Further, he looks for guidance on how to better manage home and work balance...
Keywords: higher education management; career advice; managing finance; hiring mid-level managers; charter school; ascend learning; cfo; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; coaching; initiative; balance; presence; mental fitness; continuing education
|Finding Meaningful Work in Charter School Education - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 3 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "What Makes Your Work Meaningful?" Epstein shares how he works to support 180 teachers providing 1700 students a college preparatory education in underresourced Brooklyn neighborhoods. By helping structure academic programs from early grades through high school, he finds a deep connection between his work and the outcomes it creates...
Keywords: finance career; cfo job; work at a charter school; charter school network; ascend learning; close the achievement gap; meaningful work; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; mapping purpose; motivation; legacy building; problem solving; community impact
|How Executive Leader Job Role Gets More Strategic - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 5 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "What New Challenges Are You Facing in Your Career?" Epstein talks about the challenge of being a new member of the executive leadership team and taking on more strategic planning responsibilities in his work. He notes how the time horizon of his work gets broader as longer-term planning becomes more important...
Keywords: learning to be an executive; senior management responsibilities; cfo; finance careers; strategy planning; mba jobs; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; career transition; adaptation; continuing education; embracing challenge; leadership
|Learning Work Ethic From a Role Model Father - Hammans Stallings|
In Chapter 2 of 19 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, innovation strategist Hammans Stallings answers "Where Did You Learn Your Work Ethic?" Stallings watches how his father, a physician, works at his job. He notes how his father orients to his work and how his father stayed connected to his work over time. Stallings sees the sacrifices that come with a dedicated career and why mindfulness can be useful making that commitment...
Keywords: learning work ethic; watching your father work; role model parents; career in medicine; doctor job demands; hammans stallings; erik michielsen; capture your flag; sacrifice; continuing education; inspiration; parental influence; mindfulness; commitment
|How to Find Interesting Friends Who Accept You For You|
In Chapter 7 of 19 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, innovation strategist Hammans Stallings answers "How Are Your Personal Priorities Changing as You Get Older?" Stallings notes how the people around him provide him the space and accommodation to have selfish or individual moments. He also discusses why he tries to surround himself with interesting people who teach him things. Hammans Stallings is a Senior Strategist at frog design...
Keywords: find friends who accept you; how to find an interesting roommate; how to give a friend space; selfishness; learning; humanity; hammans stallings; erik michielsen; capture your flag; behavioral choice; relationship building; life ownership; self awareness; transparency
|Learning Innovation by Teaching Innovation|
In Chapter 14 of 19 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, innovation strategist Hammans Stallings answers "What Do You Expect to Learn by Teaching a Graduate School Class on Innovation?" Stallings finds that teaching a program at CEDIM in Mexico City allows him him to identify what he does not know about innovation and provides him a platform to learn from the classroom teaching experience. Teaching a graduate-level class allows him to learn from the shared experiences of his class and apply ...
Keywords: innovation; learning by teaching; teach what you know; information space; information theory; cedim; mbi; masters of business innovation; hammans stallings; erik michielsen; capture your flag; continuing education; intellectual curiosity; balance; fortitude
|How Reflection Informs Personal Growth - Conrad Doucette|
In Chapter 4 of 19 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, musician Conrad Doucette answers "What Role Has Reflection Played in Shaping Your Personal Growth?" When Doucette looks back on his past, he reflects on decisions he did and did not make. As he gets older, he finds he is better prepared to think through why he made those decisions and how to better prepare for the future. Conrad Doucette is a Brooklyn musician and the drummer for Takka Takka, which released its 3rd studio album, AM Land...
Keywords: reflect back; reflecting; why to reflect; self-help; learning; prepare for the future; set goals; take a walk; thinking; play music; conrad doucette; erik michielsen; capture your flag; reflection; personal growth; preparation; mental fitness; lessons learned
|How Structure Helps Manage and Motivate Teams - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 12 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "How Are You Learning to Better Manage and Motivate Teams?" Epstein finds it more challenging to motivate teams than to motivate individuals. In an environment where roles are constantly shifting, Epstein tries to find a balance between flexibility and structure in role definition. Andrew Epstein is CFO of the Ascend Learning Charter School Network...
Keywords: defining job roles; managing teams; managerial effectiveness; working in higher ed; charter school education; aspire learning; andrew epstein; cfo; erik michielsen; capture your flag; flexibility; accountability; thought clarity; motivation
|How a Mentoring Relationship Can Bring Out Your Best|
In Chapter 5 of 19 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, leadership philosopher Bijoy Goswami answers "How Have Mentors Helped Motivate You to Do Your Best Work?" Goswami shares the story of his mentor Martin Henry, who at the time of the interview was battling terminal cancer in the UK. Over an 18 year period, Henry mentors Goswami, stewarding him on his journey by creating conversations that help clarify his goals...
Keywords: how to be a better mentor; mentee experience; learning from mentors; stewardship; conversation skills; clear thinking; bijoy goswami; erik michielsen; capture your flag; mentoring; motivation; thought clarity; coaching; consistency; mapping purpose
|When to Lead and When to Manage - Mark Graham|
In Chapter 10 of 17 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, digital media executive Mark Graham answers "How Do Leadership and Management Differ in What You Do?" Graham talks about his continuing process developing leadership and management skills working in digital media. This ranges from managing by helping team members get positive work outcomes in a timely fashion and leading by using motivational and confidence building techniques...
Keywords: managing employees; team meetings; managerial effectiveness; leading teams; learning to manage; digital media; vh1; managing editor; mark graham; capture your flag; erik michielsen; leadership; accountability; motivation; continuing education; confidence building
|How CFO Transitions into General Management Role - Andrew Epstein|
In Chapter 2 of 23 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, charter school CFO Andrew Epstein answers "How Are Your Responsibilities Changing As Your Career Evolves?" Working as a CFO in a charter management organization, Epstein manages a finance and operations team across multiple schools and the overall network. His responsibilities change most by giving him a global view of the organization and putting good people to work for the organization...
Keywords: what a cfo does; chief financial officer; ascend learning; charter school network; brooklyn; operations; general management; andrew epstein; erik michielsen; capture your flag; career transition; leadership; relationship building; accountability; self awareness
|Learning From Near Peer Coaches and Mentors - Shaheen Wirk|
In Chapter 17 of 17 in his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, hedge fund analyst Shaheen Wirk answers "At This Moment in Your Life, Where Are You Seeking Advice and Coaching?" Wirk talks about the importance of near peer learning relationships in his life. While he notes the importance of having coaches and mentors, including his boss, in general, he points out the value of relationships people can provide who are a few steps but not too many steps ahead of you...
Keywords: near peer learning; get a life coach; find a mentor; start a hedge fund; ask for advice; shaheen wirk; hedge fun; analyst; job; erik michielsen; capture your flag; coaching; mentoring; initiative; continuing education; personal network development; relationship building